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Accurate Miniatures’ 1/48 scale Vought SB2U-1 Vindicator

by James Kelley on May 18, 2013 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Here’s the Accurate Miniatures Vought SB2U-1 “Vindicator”. I started it in 2005, and when I laid down the natural metal finish (Alclad II) to replicate the silver-colored lacquer “dope” used on the fabric, it reacted with the primer I used […]


Accurate Miniatures 1/48 SB2U-3 Vindicator

by Tom Cleaver on December 31, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

SB2U-3 of VMSB-231, flown by 2nd Lt Sumner Whitten with gunner Sgt Frank Zelnis, who survived the squadron’s attack against the Japanese fleet on 4 June 1942. The next day 2nd Lt. Robert Vaupell flew Whitten’s airplane for the attack […]


Accurate Miniatures 1/48 SB2U-1 ‘Vindicator”

by Tom Cleaver on December 31, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

This and the SB2U-3 are the last ones for 2012. Done back in 2005, using the Yellow Wings Decals “Dive Bomber” set to do the airplane from VB-3 that was used when LCDR Joe Blake (Fred MacMurray) took LT Doug […]